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Altitude: 21.1°   Azimuth: 342.6°   Direction: North-North-West

HR4424 is a star in the constellation of Ursa Major.

HR4424 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR4424 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR4424:


HR4424 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 21.1°
Azimuth: 342.6°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR4424

HR4424 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR4424 are provided in the following table:

11h 29m 43s
+56° 44’ 14”
Ursa Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR4424 in the sky:

Finder chart HR4424 star
Simplified finder chart for HR4424.

Visibility of HR4424 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR4424 is circumpolar and transits at 06:50 UTC (altitude: 84.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR4424

The image below is a photograph of HR4424 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR4424 is -0.089 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR4424 star
DSS2 image of HR4424. The red arrow shows the motion of HR4424 during the next 10000 years (-14.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR4424 from the Sun and relative movement

HR4424 is distant 221.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

67.89 pc
221.32 ly
9 km/s
-0.089 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR4424

HR4424 belongs to spectral class A4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR4424 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR4424. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR4424